First Federal Lakewood’s Chalana Williams
First Federal of Lakewood (FFL) is known to be a dedicated community advocate. The bank, headquartered in Cuyahoga County, is an avid supporter of community initiatives, philanthropy, and helping businesses grow within our region.
FFL is the largest depositor-owner community bank headquartered in Ohio, and supports over 150 community organizations. For the last 85 years, it has grown consistently. Today, one of its initiatives is helping businesses understand financial literacy and how to grow their establishments.
FFL Senior Vice President, Chief Community Development Officer Chalana Williams said as a community bank, First Federal Lakewood is uniquely positioned to meet the needs of the business owners in the city Garfield Heights.
“We are committed to working together to building a stronger and more successful community,” Williams said. “Being a CuyEast Chamber sponsor is an opportunity to work with businesses in our community and help them thrive.”
Williams said she is looking forward to helping Garfield Heights businesses and the community flourish.
“Our goal is to work with and help businesses make important connections necessary for their future growth and success,” she said. “When you choose First Federal Lakewood, you’re not choosing just another bank. You’re choosing to join the thousands of people just like you who believe in our community and are committed to helping it thrive. We make decisions that benefit you and the overall local economy. We have the staff that specializes in providing the individual service that you and our local business owners need and deserve.”
Thank you, First Federal Lakewood! We appreciate your ongoing support as we continue to help businesses grow in our region.
Key contributors and Chamber sponsors stand out for their support in the growth of a healthy business environment in our communities and region. We take this time to recognize their integral part in making a difference in the success of our mission and vision for business growth. We are grateful for their support, and we invite you to get to know them. Visit cuyahogaeastchamber.org/key-contributors for a full list.